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PRODUCTION NOTES |

BY JESSICA LOMBARDO, EDITOR

Keller Construction Doubles Production with

NEW PLANT

Missouri contractor better serves their paving business and the state DOT with new ADM RoadBuilder Series Asphalt Plant

W

hen Alfred J. Keller (AJ) went off to pilot bomber planes in the Pacific during World War II, he was fascinated with the paving and construction of the military runways. He knew that if he ever made it back from

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the war, he was going to start his own asphalt company. And in 1950, his dream was realized. Keller Construction started out with a small Stansteel batch plant after AJ returned home. Through hard work and commitment, his company saw success and became incorporated in 1964. AJ passed the business along to his son Jim who continued to grow the company’s success and reputation and installed a 2-ton Cedar Rapids plant in 1986. In 2010, Jim’s sons Tony and Andy Keller

Keller Construction went from producing 40,000 tons per year with a Cedar Rapids plant to producing over 80,000 tons in 2018 with the new RoadBuilder plant.

took over and continue to successfully run the company in St. Joseph, MO while also preparing a new fourth generation to take over. The small company, who employees just ten people during peak season, offers turnkey project execution for asphalt

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